DescriptionIn the Linux kernel, the following vulnerability has been resolved: fsdax: Fix infinite loop in dax_iomap_rw() I got an infinite loop and a WARNING report when executing a tail command in virtiofs. WARNING: CPU: 10 PID: 964 at fs/iomap/iter.c:34 iomap_iter+0x3a2/0x3d0 Modules linked in: CPU: 10 PID: 964 Comm: tail Not tainted 5.19.0-rc7 Call Trace: <TASK> dax_iomap_rw+0xea/0x620 ? __this_cpu_preempt_check+0x13/0x20 fuse_dax_read_iter+0x47/0x80 fuse_file_read_iter+0xae/0xd0 new_sync_read+0xfe/0x180 ? 0xffffffff81000000 vfs_read+0x14d/0x1a0 ksys_read+0x6d/0xf0 __x64_sys_read+0x1a/0x20 do_syscall_64+0x3b/0x90 entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x63/0xcd The tail command will call read() with a count of 0. In this case, iomap_iter() will report this WARNING, and always return 1 which casuing the infinite loop in dax_iomap_rw(). Fixing by checking count whether is 0 in dax_iomap_rw().
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.216-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster(not affected)
linuxsourcebullseye(not affected)


[bullseye] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[buster] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present) (6.0-rc7)

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